Firefighter Training Podcast – Leadership Books with B/C John Cagno (Ret.)

This week on The Firefighter Training Podcast B/C John Cagno (Ret.) and I discuss five leadership books and how they can apply or relate to the fire service.

  • The Leadership Challenge – James Kouzes and Barry Posner
  • Leading At The Edge – Dennis Perkins
  • Developing The Leader Within You – John Maxwell
  • 360 degrees of Influence – Harrison Monarth
  • Commanding Excellence – Gary Morton

Firefighter Training Podcast – Mills, Manufacturing, and Storage Occupancies

This week The Firefighter Training Podcast looks at occupancies once again and talks about large renovated or retrofitted facilities that may have been manufacturing at one point and are now storage and or something else. The sheer size and square footage can easily overwhelm many department’s resources.

This is an operational episode.

Firefighting Today Weekly Roundtable – Is Recruit Training Effective?

The panel will discuss all aspects of recruit training. Are we teaching the right subjects? What topics are we teaching? How much practical versus classroom theory? Are we teaching values and culture? More importantly than all of that how can we make it better. The panel may also discuss effective methods for teaching certain topics.

Watch us here or watch live on YOUTUBE and join us in the Live Chat room to interact with the panel.

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